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Joseph M. "Joe" Coors, Sr
Birth: Nov. 12, 1917
Golden
Jefferson County
Colorado, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 2003
Rancho Mirage
Riverside County
California, USA

Businessman. Brewery magnate and leading member of the Coors Brewing family and company founded by his grandfather. Worked at the Coors Brewery in Golden, Colorado, starting in 1946 as technical director, became Executive Vice President in 1975, President in 1977, and Chief Operating Officer from 1985-1987. Engaged in an intense conforation with labor over an effort to unionize the Coors Brewery. An outspoken conservative who helped establish (with Paul Weyrich) The Heritage Foundation, The Independnce Institute (Golden, Colorado), and the Mountain States Legal Foundation. Elected to one term as a Regent of the University of Colorado (1966). Member of the 'kitchen cabinet' of President Ronald Reagan. (bio by: GravesScribe) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Adolph Coors (1884 - 1970)
  Alice May Kistler Coors (1884 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Holly Coors (1920 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Adolph Herman Joseph Coors (1916 - 1960)*
  Joseph M. Coors (1917 - 2003)
  May Louise Coors Tooker (1923 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
El Camino Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: GravesScribe
Record added: Mar 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7268049
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